03 Apr '12, 4am

Now hear this: The Army isn’t abandoning LEED

Now hear this: The Army isn’t abandoning LEED

Can a misstatement travel halfway around the world before the facts put on their (Army) boots? You bet your bazooka. Last week, Green Building Law Update blogger Chris Cheatham posted an apparently stunning scoop alleging that the Army had abandoned its decade-long commitment to LEED certification in favor of the green building code recently promulgated by ASHRAE Standard 189 . It didn't take long before this incendiary announcement made its way rapidly around the Twittersphere and blogosphere. To be clear: No, Virginia (and Texas and Maryland and Florida and Washington, etc.), the Department of Defense is not, repeat, NOT abandoning LEED. The erroneous conclusion -- Cheatham's own -- was reached after reading the testimony of a senior Department of Defense official who noted that after a year of investigation, the Army and the military in general were going to adopt stand...

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